South America Travel

Argentina and Brazil Trip Itinarary

Day 1
Travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Day 2 - Buenos Aires
Morning arrival in Buenos Aires, Argentina Explore the city at your leisure and get acclimated to your new surroundings by starting off with a city tour that shows you some of the highlights of the city, including the old quarters of San Telmo, the banking and business center, and the historical Government House, Congress, and the Recoleta Cemetary. You'll also get a chance to stroll down the famous Avenida 9 de Julio and the Plaza de Mayo.

Day 3 - Buenos Aires City Tour/Tango Show
Further explore the city and the parks and gardens of Palermo at your own pace and enjoy the many street cafes found on the tree-lined avenues. That evening enjoy a night out on the town, where you'll have the chance to see some Tango dancing.

Day 4 - Visit to an Estancia (ranch)
Transfer from hotel to a nearby estancia and discover the traditional gaucho culture at its most authentic. Here you'll have the chance to stay at an estancia (ranch) where you can horseback ride, attend a cooking workshop, or go fishing in the lagoon.

Day 5 - Iguazu Falls
After an early breakfast, transfer to the airport for a short flight to Iguazu Falls, which is situated on the border of Argentina and Brazil. Arrive and visit the Argentinean side of the falls to view the dramatic Devil's Throat waterfall. Cross the border into Brazil and transfer to your hotel in Iguassu.

Day 6 -Iguazu Falls/To Rio de Janeiro
After breakfast join a guided excursion to the Brazilian side of the falls. The half-day excursion includes a guided tour around the falls and some free time for sightseeing before returning to your hotel. That evening you'll take a flight to Rio de Janeiro where the rest of the day will be at your leisure.

Day 7--Corcovado Mountain/Sugar Loaf/Samba Show
Explore the most beautiful parts of Rio, including the Corcovado Mountain, Sugar Loaf Mountain, and the Tijuca Forest, where you'll get the chance to trek to the summit and see the famous statue of Christ the Redeemer. Enjoy the scenic beaches and Guanabara Bay. At night you can option to see a samba show at many of the clubs.

Day 8-Rio de Janeiro
Enjoy the vibrant beach culture of Copacabana, shake your derrière with one of the stunning locals to the intoxicating rhythm of the Brazilian Bossa Nova and Samba, and visit the beautiful Flamenco Park and Botanical Gardens.

Day 9 - Return Home
Spend your last day in Rio and then transfer to the airport for your evening departure flight.

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